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2014-02-26 12:24:26

LONDON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Broadcasting and Cable TV Market 2012-2016TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Broadcasting and Cable TV market to grow at a CAGR of 5.28 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing amount of TV advertising. The Global Broadcasting and Cable TV market has also been witnessing the increasing use of interactive...

2011-03-25 10:30:00

The competition between pay TV and Netflix is growing and channels like Starz are pulling back on their embrace of the subscription video provider. Concerns that subscriptions to Starz will be curbed by releasing new episodes of original series such as "Spartacus" to Netflix, Liberty Media Corp. said that starting with its new "Camelot" series, which will air on April 1st, new episodes will only be allowed to play on Netflix's streaming service 90 days after its debut. AT&T and Verizon...

2010-07-01 18:57:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chris Albrecht, president and chief executive officer of Starz, LLC, announced that Overture Films executives, Chris McGurk and Danny Rosett, tendered their resignations today due to differences over the strategic direction of the company. Peter Adee, president, worldwide marketing, distribution and new media for Overture, will assume day-to-day operational responsibilities for the company and report directly to Albrecht. (Logo:...

2009-08-19 14:30:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Starz, LLC, today announced that Robert B. Clasen, chairman and CEO of Starz, LLC, plans to retire around year-end. "During his 40-year career in the industry, Bob has demonstrated his vision and management skills in every phase of the business," said John Malone, chairman of Liberty Media. "He has been a valuable member of our top management team and I thank Bob for his leadership and contributions." "Bob has been critical in the...

2009-02-17 16:31:04

Liberty Media Corp. will invest $530 million in Sirius XM Radio Inc., after the satellite radio provider said it could file for bankruptcy as early as Tuesday if it could not successfully negotiate with its debt holders.  Liberty, which owns DirecTV, and Sirius said the loan will go toward paying $171.6 million in debt that comes due for Sirius on Tuesday. The remainder will be used to pay other debts coming due in May and at the end of the year, and for general working capital to...

2008-12-15 09:35:00

Liberty Media Corp. announced on Friday its plan to spin off the bulk of its Liberty Entertainment unit, which holds a majority stake in satellite TV company DirecTV group. The broadly anticipated plan calls for Liberty Media Corp., the holding company owned by media magnate John Malone, to form a new publicly traded subsidiary under the name Liberty Entertainment Inc., which will include the DirecTV stake, half the cable TV joint venture GSN, all of gaming company FUN Technologies and...

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